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June 10, 2018
Riley Hammer
2018 4-H Scholarship and Key Award recipients announced
June 10, 2018 - 5:00am
June 13, 2017
City staff plant trees on North Starr Avenue in September 2016. Photo submitted by Noah Wiedenfeld
No soil required
June 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 7, 2017
Scholarships available for HS seniors
March 7, 2017 - 5:00am
March 6, 2017
Pictured is the WITC Ag Mechanics team that recently participated in the state competition, (front) Noah Skluzacek, Shell Lake; (middle) Isaac Reach, Waterville, Minn.;  Gideon Feldick, Maple; Josh Connors, Osceola; Aaron Basel, New Richmond; Alec Williams, River Falls; (back) Back: Lee Fiedler (instructor), Josh Goglin Amery; Dan Shutrop, Shell Lake; Leo Carrillo, Shell Lake; Jeff Shutrop, Shell Lake; Brenden Marzahn, Waterville, Minn. (Submitted photo)
WITC Ag Mechanics take first at state competition
March 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
January 24, 2017
Wisconsin hunter education class signup night Feb. 13
January 24, 2017 - 5:00am
December 22, 2016
Ralph Powers opened his wild game processing operation in 2003. This season, he estimates he and his crew will process more than 200,000 pounds of venison. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Successful hunt means long hours and much sausage at powers processing
December 22, 2016 - 12:00pm
December 8, 2016
Star Prairie Fish and Game member John Bush (right) found this dead fisher along a roadside this summer. He received permission from the DNR to have it mounted. SPF&G agreed to cover taxidermy costs with the caveat that the mount be donated to an area school. New Richmond High School science teacher Jeff Albarado attended Bucks Night to receive the mount for the school. (Photo by Dave Newman)
Bucks Night raises funds for numerous projects
December 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
December 3, 2016
NRHS Agriscience teacher Rachel Sauvola and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Wildlife Biologist Chris Trosen are pictured with the Standing up for Rural Wisconsin Schools, Libraries, and Communities Award the pair earned for their prairie plugs project program. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
NRHS/USFWS Prairie Plug Project wins state award
December 3, 2016 - 5:00am
December 1, 2016
Environmental educator Melissa Dupont (second from left) leads a group back to the Willow River State Park Nature Center after they’ve collected items to assemble. (RiverTown Multimedia photos by Mike Longaecker)
Families create tabletop pieces at Art in the Park event
December 1, 2016 - 10:00am
November 20, 2016
Pictured are (from left) Scott Peterson, Patty Mueller, Robin Murray, Karen Marchese, Margaret Smith, Linda Stolte, Jill Jordahl and Phil Peterson Sr., who are all involved in the St. Croix Master Watershed Stewards program. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Pilot program begins to impact St. Croix River watershed
November 20, 2016 - 6:00am
November 12, 2016
USFWS Manager Tom Kerr harnessed the power of volunteers to help the SCWMD sculpt the face of the local landscape and provide fresh ideas in exchange for an infectious personal experience in conservation. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Tom Kerr made conservation contagious at SCWMD
November 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
November 5, 2016
Haley Beukema is pictured showing her calf during this year’s World Dairy Expo in Madison. (Submitted photo)
Beukema finishes in middle of pack at World Dairy Expo
November 5, 2016 - 5:00am
October 11, 2016
Workers tend to business around the primitive roadway crossing near what remains of the Little Falls Lake dam. (Photo by Mike Longaecker)
Crews begin drilling for samples at Little Falls Lake dam
October 11, 2016 - 5:00am
September 28, 2015
A monarch visits a flower on an existing prairie remnant on the Oberhauser property. The clear cut in the background should return to prairie and oak savanna in about five years. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Weaving conservation into the fabric of community
September 28, 2015 - 3:52pm
Sitting around the picnic table (left to right) Caitlin Smith USFWS, Karen Oberhauser, Katie Rowe Wisconsin DNR, Joel Kemm USFWS and neighbor Dave Nyberg talk about the partnership, the restoration plan and future of the landscape. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Partnerships: preserving the bond between people and land
September 28, 2015 - 3:49pm